From the morbid to the mortal, Caitlin Doughty introduces us to the world of the funeral home and its employees. Following her work at Westwind, a funeral home and crematory, Doughty describes the people she’s worked with (both dead and alive) and the lessons she’s learned about life and death (but mostly death.)
Australian author Jennifer Mills crafts a new kind of apocalyptic story, one without mutual destruction, nuclear winter, and the end of humanity as we know it. Using the strange and unexpected, Mills pulls the reader back and forth from present to past to create her novel.
A powerful, scary, and beautiful novel about one of the most daunting fields of surgery: Transplant. Dr. Joshua Mezrich brings readers not only through the history of transplantation but also through the present. Successes, failures, and complications all rise through this gripping story.
The second part of a discussion on bookmarks and styles of bookmark-ing. Now: the unconventional stuff.
How do you bookmark? Let's look at the most traditional bookmarks: paper, laminated, and more!
Beginning with the death of Giovanni de’ Medici, Strukul crafts the past lives of Italy’s most famous family, the Medici. From death to exile, Strukul (translated to English from Italian by Robert McKenna) weaves a history rife with betrayal and coarse alliances.
SPOILERS!! Ogawa’s novel echoes Orwell’s “1984” in this chilling novel about the power of the government and the mind. Translated from Japanese, follow the interwoven stories told by and written by the narrator through her life living on the island.